Official Senate press release: July 30, 2013 Senate Passes $1.4 Billion Housing Bond Bill BOSTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill authorizing $1.4 billion in capital spending over the next five years to fund the production and preservation of affordable housing in the Commonwealth. “This legislation takes an important step to preserve our […]
Will, from the link below, it sounds like those of us who do software consulting received an unwelcome surprise last week: http://www.mass.gov/dor/businesses/help-and-resources/legal-library/tirs/tirs-by-years/2013-releases/tir-13-10.html Do you know who supported this change, and how it became law “under the radar”? Bob
The legislature is tying up the last loose ends of the budget process. The year’s debate about taxes and spending is coming to a close. The final flurry came when the Governor vetoed the legislature’s transportation plan, expressing concern that tolls on the turnpike outside of 128 might come down. Under existing law, there is […]
The number of students who took at least one online course surpassed 6 million in 2011. This growth rate of 10 percent from the previous year outpaces the 2 percent growth of higher education in general. An online course is typically defined as a class where 80 percent of the material is found online.These include programs […]
What do you think about online learning programs? Have you taken any online courses before? A list of institutions that offer online courses can be found here. Research on the effectiveness of online learning can be found here.
The table below shows all the academic institutions that support online learning programs, the specific programs they use, the level of education, and the subject areas they offer. All data was compiled from www.mooc-list.com. Most online programs are private, for-profit companies that provide services for universities worldwide. However, some services like edX and most in […]